This is a skeptic's journey into the meaning of God and of human existence. At once an ironic rendering of the life of Christ and a beautiful novel, Saramago's tale has sparked intense discussion about the meaning of Christianity and the Church as an institution. Translated by Giovanni Pontiero.
About the Author
Jose Saramago, born in Portugal in 1922, Saramago is one of the most acclaimed writers in the world today. In 1998 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Saramago lives in the Canary Islands.